Abdul Wahab

>≫≫≫ ≫ Unique! - Poem by Abdul Wahab

If you bring forth a thought
To compare then you must wonder
What a man I am, awkward
No one is like me
Nor I resemble with any other
Not even I am like the wind you can measure
In volume or litre, my essence is not in any height either
In length and width I do not spread
Like the sun I do not shine
I am myself I need not to be rain
Nor to be a piece of diamond
I reflect I glow what I am
I am proud of my individuality
I do not like what you like me to be
Not even l like to be, like a rose you can treasure
The beauty in red or blue, my value is not in any colour either
Like sweet or sour I do not taste
Like a rivulet I do not murmur
I hate to be like any one
Not even I like to be beauty you can desire
In thirst in lust, my power is not in gory pleasure either
In sound in song I am not born
Like a bird I do not sing
I need not to be like a bright full moon
Or a piece of glittering gold
To me I am more valuable
I love to be myself
On my own right I am me that is enough
No depth of an ocean I sought
Nor I vie the might of the sky
In blazing uniqueness my glory dazzles!

Comments about >≫≫≫ ≫ Unique! by Abdul Wahab

  • Gold Star - 10,120 Points Heather Wilkins (4/22/2014 7:11:00 AM)

    to be yourself is unique (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 19,214 Points Amitava Sur (4/18/2014 6:32:00 AM)

    If you cannot love yourself you cannot confer it to others and that is what you did here.... very nice (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,084 Points Wahab Abdul (11/22/2013 8:18:00 PM)

    Love it!

    Anonymous Girl146 days ago
    The flow is amazing and the message is tremendous - great! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 18 Points Besa Dede (11/8/2013 7:48:00 PM)

    Right on point! ! One could not have expressed better the magnificence of being unique.
    In blazing uniqueness my glory dazzles! I absolutely love this last stanza! Thank you for sharing.
    Best regards,
    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,084 Points Wahab Abdul (10/30/2013 2:57:00 PM)

    You contestant people are so serious about the poetry contest conducted by poemhunter for 2013 that I see people made phone calls and send unsolicited spasm to each other and I am not left alone , but I had never asked any to vote for my poem ‘’unique ‘’ one, let alone to receive or make phone calls and I wonder how many people understood uniqueness of my poem ‘unique’ and its intrinsic and duality in meaning …simply every one went for the author for ‘’I ‘’ but this insinuates for the universe also , the poems which won prizes some are direct copy from the poems of Rabindranath Tagore (1913 Nobel prize winner) and other two are descriptive poetry without deeper meaning or have any significance or insinuations. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,084 Points Wahab Abdul (10/26/2013 7:39:00 AM)

    this poem stood 66th and scored only 2.36 with 28 votes....my head, my foot, my nonsense! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,262 Points Geetha Jayakumar (10/23/2013 11:41:00 AM)

    It's a Unique poem..Beautiful write..Congrats! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 36,928 Points * Sunprincess * (10/22/2013 8:28:00 AM)

    awesome, even i have been researching my ancestors, to find all of the people who came together to ultimately give me life...it is so amazing to see how we are all connected, it is mindblowing.. I voted excellent :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Roongratt Srimanchantha (10/20/2013 1:43:00 AM)

    a unique poem..very nice one! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,483 Points Shahzia Batool (10/17/2013 2:46:00 PM)

    congratulations! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,053 Points Kanniappan Kanniappan (10/13/2013 5:20:00 AM)

    Fine poem conveying uniqueness with,
    I am proud of my individuality
    I do not like what you like me to be
    Not even l like to be, like a rose you can treasure. I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,816 Points Ramesh Rai (10/4/2013 3:40:00 AM)

    loved your write. unique write.it is more important to be self. in one of my poem i hv written your differences are infinitive. thnx for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 811 Points Nasarudheen Parameswaran (9/23/2013 6:12:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem on Individuality.I love to be myself is the gist. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 558 Points Tribhawan Kaul (9/21/2013 9:18:00 AM)

    Everyone is unique in its own way. To aspire to be like others means losing your own individuality. Wonderful thoughts expressed. Excellen.10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,120 Points Heather Wilkins (9/17/2013 9:41:00 AM)

    we are all different that is what makes everyone unique. I love to be myself. nice (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 835 Points Harindhar Reddy (9/8/2013 9:02:00 AM)

    No two human are alike - be it be physically or mentally. Very quality of humans is to compare but contrast. Everybody is unique like sky and earth. My regards to poet for penning this verse! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,512 Points Unwritten Soul (8/16/2013 4:30:00 AM)

    Because you are born as who you are...different shape than others, same to the tree...if we grow apple trees from the seeds...each seed will be different tree of different shape..none is identical..though all of them are apple trees...because beauty is come from diversity_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,015 Points Yasmeen Khan (8/11/2013 1:22:00 PM)

    As a human we all are unique. A philosophical write with a justified sense of pride in individuality. It frees us from all complexes. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,074 Points Dr. A.celestine Raj Manohar Md (8/4/2013 4:49:00 PM)

    every poet is unique and deserves praise! humbling oneself and yet maintaining one's self-dignity with great satisfaction is the mark of the temperament of a great poet in the making! Good poem and poetry Abdul.
    Dr John Celes (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,595 Points Sadiqullah Khan (8/4/2013 3:47:00 AM)

    All your poetry is excellent but this poem stands out in thought, assertion and style. The metaphor and comparisons drawn between the individual real self and idealistic versions, gradually coming to ease with yourself, as what you are, in reality-beautiful rather, it is a smooth write, with great flow, and truly worth the subtitle, as your best poem. Thanks for inviting my attention to read this work, Wahab. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, October 28, 2013

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